Mumbai Drug Blast Live Updates: Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan’s son Aryan Khan was arrested by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Sunday for allegedly seizing drugs on a cruise ship off the Mumbai coast.
Sources said Aryan Khan is currently being questioned by the agency’s. NCB Sluths, who raided cordelia cruise after moving from Mumbai, seized medicines like cocaine, hashish and MD. NCB sources from Mumbai told News 18 that the ship was scheduled to leave for Goa on Saturday.
The agency’s Mumbai zonal director Sameer Wankhede received a tip-off after which he and a team boarded the ship as passengers. When the ship left the Mumbai coast and was in the Middle Sea, a party started where medicines were taken, sources said. Speaking to CNN-News 18, Wankhede called the issue “complicated.”
When the ship left Mumbai very soon and was about to reach the Middle Sea, the first party started where the alleged drugs were taken. After that, NCB officials present on board the ship launched a search and arrested those who consumed drugs and seized illegal items.
An officer told CNN-News 18 that the entry fee for the party alone was in the range of Rs 1 lakh. Last week, ncb’s Mumbai and Goa team arrested the brother of Bollywood actor Arjun Rampal’s partner Gabriella Demitrides from Goa in a drug case in a joint operation.
Sources said the bureau had seized the charas from him. Gabriela’s brother Agisilaos Demitrides is a South African citizen and was arrested by the NCB last year as part of an investigation into alleged drug use in Bollywood.
The NCB had launched an investigation into alleged drug use in Bollywood after the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput in June on the basis of whatsapp chat on drugs. The central agency had earlier arrested Rajput’s friend, actress Rhea Chakraborty, her brother Shoek, some employees of the late Bollywood actor and some under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act. Rhea Chakraborty and some other accused are currently on bail.